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Firework Event at Marina Barrage, Singapore
Fly Free
The cold breeze of Victoria
Halo (If you see carefully on the halo right, there is a number in the cloud)
Girl in a cart on the parking
Hope
Red Shouldered Hawk in the cypress wetlands of florida
A pair of great blue herons in an argument
Peek a Boo
Taking Flight...
The Great Harvest
Great Blue Heron resting in the sun at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, Washington
Chance encounter with a Coyote.
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Mt. Rubidoux Cross
Man photographing La Jolla Sunset
Eagle at rest.
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Holy Fire Palm Tree
Orange Sunset
Sunset on the Mississippi
Rock formations at Playa de Itzurun in Basque Country, Spain
Night Sugar
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Great Blue Heron resting in the sun at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, Washington

Great Blues hunt the fields for small rodents and the shallows of both Crockett Lake and salt water shores of Puget Sound for fish. They aren't really people friendly birds so getting good pictures is often a bit challenging. Fortunately, on this day I was lucky to get close enough to capture this big bird with a 300 mm zoom.

TAGS: Blue Heron, Washington

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Oak Harbor, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2019
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Copyright:
© Gary Shelly.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: April 5, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Camera Make: RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
Camera Model: PENTAX K-3 II
Focal Length: 240mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO200
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